How to Delete Status on WhatsApp

Let’s see the steps to remove WhatsApp status on the Android phone and the iPhone.

Before proceeding with the steps, here are the essential points to note:

  • You can’t do this task on WhatsApp Web.
  • You can’t remove other people’s status.

I use iPhone X and Google Pixel 4a (Android 12). Let’s begin with the Android device.

Delete Status on WhatsApp (Android Phone)

Here are the steps:

  1. Open the WhatsApp Messenger app and hit the Status tab at the top.
  2. Tap the three horizontal dots beside your status.
  3. Hit the three vertical dots next to the status you want to remove.
  4. Select Delete beneath Share to Facebook.
  5. In the confirmation popup, hit Delete.

That’s it.

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Here’s an alternate method to delete WhatsApp status. You can also use these steps to remove multiple statuses at once.

Here are the steps:

In the Status tab, tap the three horizontal dots beside your status.

Long press the status(es) you want to remove.

Hit the Trash can icon at the top.

Tap Delete in the confirmation popup.

That’s it.

Here’s an alternate method:

Tap the three horizontal dots beside your status.

Hit the status you want to remove and the number of views at the bottom.

Select the Trash can icon and hit Delete.

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Delete WhatsApp Status (iPhone)

Here are the steps:

Open the WhatsApp app and hit the Status tab at the bottom.

Tap your status. Swipe the one you want to delete to the left.

Hit Delete and tap Delete in the confirmation popup.

That’s it.

Here’s an alternate method: Tap your status. Long press the one you want to delete. Select Delete and hit Delete 1 Status Update.

Here’s an alternate method. Note that this method can delete multiple statuses at once.

Here are the steps:

Tap your status and hit Edit in the top right.

Select the one(s) you want to delete.

Hit Delete at the bottom right. Hit Delete X Status Updates. X is the number of the status you’ve chosen to remove.

That’s it.

Here’s an alternate method: Hit your status. Select the three horizontal dots beside the one you want to remove.

Tap the Delete option and hit Delete 1 Status Update.

That’s all.

I hope this guide, “How to Delete Status on WhatsApp,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.

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